Tag: Inter-American Convention

  • Case of the Day: Landstar Global Logistics v. Robinson & Robinson

    The case of the day is Landstar Global Logistics, Inc. v. Robinson & Robinson, Inc. (Cal. Ct. App. 2013). Landstar had won a judgment against Robinson in the Florida state courts. Landstar brought an action to recognize and enforce the Florida judgment in the San Diego County Superior Court. The court recognized the Forida judgment […]

  • Case of the Day: Elcometer v. TQC-USA

    The case of the day is Elcometer, Inc. v. TQC-USA, Inc. (E.D. Mich. 2013). Elcometer was a manufacturer and distributor of handheld coating thickness gauges. It sued TQC-USA, Paintmeter.com, and Robert Thoren (Paintmeter’s principal) for trademark infringement. Elcometer attempted to serve Paintmeter and Thoren via personal service and certified mail, but both attempts were unsuccessful. […]

  • Case of the Day: Suncoast Tech Corp. v. Hondutel

    The case of the day is Suncoast Tech Corp. v. Hondutel (S.D. Fla. 2012). Suncoast had a contract with Hondutel, a Honduran telecommunications firm, to do work aimed at weeding out “gray trafficking” (a kind of misuse of telecommunications lines) and detecting fraudulent calls on Hondutel’s network. Once Suncoast had identified and eliminated any gray […]

  • Case of the Day: Johnson v. Mitchell

    The case of the day is Johnson v. Mitchell (E.D. Cal. 2012). The facts of the case are not terribly important. Suffice it to say that Johnson sought to serve a summons on two Panamanian nationals, Berrocal and Arosemena, in Panama. Johnson’s first efforts were inauspicious. He tried to serve Berrocal and Arosemena by mail […]

  • Case of the Day: Hughes v. Ashton

    The case of the day Hughes v. Ashton (Cal. Ct. App. 2011), a case on service of process in Chile, is clear and well-reasoned. Three cheers for Judge Reardon! Hughes and Ashton had a dispute over real property in California that they had jointly owned. Hughes wrote a letter concerning the dispute to Ashton at […]